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October 24, 2019

*Thundery Noises* *Four chords played* Recognize this? Yeah, that’s “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey –And the cast of Glee! Yeah there’s a few more songs with the same chords Check it out: My life is brilliant My love is pure I saw an angel of that I’m sure People killin’ people dyin’ Children hurt and you hear them cryin’ Can you practice what you preach? Would you turn the other cheek Forever young I wanna be forever young I won’t hesitate No more, no more It cannot wait I’m your….. Lipstick stains… On the front lobe of my left side brains I knew i wouldn’t forget you If I could, then I would. I’d go wherever you will go. (and) Can you feel the love tonight? Nobody wants to see us together, but it don’t matter, no Cause I can’t live Oh country road, take me home To the place where I belong I’m your biggest fan, I’ll follow you until you love me. Papa- Paparazzi Well I can’t live, With or without you. Pictures of you. Pictures of me. Hung upon your wall For the world to see And she will be loved Yeah she will be loved. *coughs* When I find myself in times of trouble Mother Mary comes to me No woman no cry. (Yeah momma this surely is a dream) I come from a land down under Red, white and blue, Funny things you do America, America This is you They say that Taylor was a good girl Never wanna be late. Complain, express ideas In her brain I need some love like I’ve never needed love before I’m gonna make love to your baby. Take on me (When I come around) Take me on (when I come around) I’ll be gone In a day or two! (Save tonight) It’s gonna take a lot to drag me away from you (and fight the break of dawn) (Come tomorrow) There’s nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do (If I were a boy) Here I am, once again I’m torn into pieces. Can’t deny it, can’t pretend, just (I think I would understand) thought you were the one In my head I see you all over me In my head You fulfill my fantasy (In My Head) Despite all my rage I’m still just a rat in a cage. What if God was one of us? Tell me why’d you have to go make things so complicated See the way you’re acting like somebody I know she’s playing with me Well that’s okay cause I got no self esteem With a thousand eyes and a good disguise Hit ’em right between the eyes, Hit ’em right between the eyes You’re so beautiful So damn beautiful It’s too late to ‘pologise Too late Just gonna stand there and watch me burn That’s alright because I like the way it hurts It’s my life It’s now or never I ain’t gonna live forever Can’t read my- can’t read my No he can’t read my Poker face (Come on Barbie, let’s go party) How long- how long will I slide? (Separate my) Double rainbow all the way across the sky Yeah yeah so intense Enjoy yourself Take only what you need from it. A family of trees wanting Time to say goodbye (veduto e vissuto cante) Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind. I’m more than a bird! I’m more than a plane! I’m a birdplane. A motherfuckin’ birdplane Doesn’t that sound familiar? Doesn’t that hit too close to home? Doesn’t that make you shiver; the way that things have gone? And doesn’t that seem peculiar? ‘Cause everyone wants a little more. It’s something I do remember; to never go this far That’s all it takes to be a star Thanks for watching the new version of Four Chords We’ve got a new album out: Animal Vehicle. Check it out as well as more videos to see here Here. Various places. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel Visit us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Come and see us live if we’re in your town. That’s Benny *Four Chords Played*


  • Reply Tom September 17, 2019 at 12:55 am

    VI=Am – IV=F – I=C – V=G

  • Reply Scarlet Holly September 17, 2019 at 8:24 am

    cant tell if this video is creative, or music as a whole is uncreative 🤔

  • Reply habibun ali September 18, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    Anyone today

  • Reply TeamNukeIIX September 18, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    40 Million 👀

  • Reply ThatGeek 806 September 19, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    Random college students who say they play guitar

  • Reply Team commercial September 19, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Anyone here from vsauce?

  • Reply Bryce McKenzie September 20, 2019 at 1:27 am

    Damn, so many popular songs are similar

  • Reply Rea Keebz September 21, 2019 at 10:12 am

    i'd almost completely forgotten this video existed and yet when i watched it i still managed to sing along to the entire thing. i was extremely obsessed with this song before i even really knew what youtube was, and it shows even eight years later.

  • Reply Eric K September 21, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    Has anybody discovered their new favourite songs because of this video?

  • Reply MR. POPO September 21, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    i fade out with the lyrics and those same old chords are killing me

  • Reply MR. POPO September 21, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    the ending is still the SAME FKING 4 Chords

  • Reply Liberty September 21, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    I hate music

  • Reply nimmuk09 September 22, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    pachelbel wrote this melody 300 years ago

  • Reply Jonah K September 22, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    OMFG, my choir sings a way cheesyer version of this 😂😂😂

  • Reply Rosie Morris September 23, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    Once in school in my music lesson they played this song and I have loved it ever since.

  • Reply tomtbon September 23, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    Bob Seager makes a cameo appearance @ 4:12

  • Reply Aldila Novrizal September 24, 2019 at 1:22 am

    the man who invented this 4 chords should be tbe richest musician of all time 😂😂😋😋

  • Reply Anna douglas September 26, 2019 at 2:02 am

    thanks for this video , i'm just now starting to learn guitar and I really liked this video

  • Reply Joe Nevrivy September 26, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    If this video gets you down because it seems like there's a lack of originality these days, check out the words of Derek Thompson from his book Hit Makers: "Several critics use videos like "4 Chords" to argue that pop music is simply derivative. But this seems backward. First, if the purpose of music is to move people, and people are moved by that which is sneakily familiar, then creative people should aspire for a blend of originality and derivation… these songwriters aren't retracting each other's steps. They're more like clever cartographers, each given an enormous map, plotting new routes home." Familiarity brings comfort, comfort brings attractiveness, and attractiveness brings popularity. There's a formula to making a hit whether we thing our tastes in life are unique or not.

  • Reply Sam September 27, 2019 at 12:45 am

    anyone here from TED radio hour? no, just me?

  • Reply Luis Alberto Santiago El Videojugabilistico Marquez September 27, 2019 at 1:18 am

    Epic!! And the Bono cameo.

  • Reply Jacob Stanziole September 27, 2019 at 2:15 am

    What capo should I play this on guitar?

  • Reply Anna douglas September 27, 2019 at 8:02 am

    nice video , i'm definately saving it for later

  • Reply nixan September 27, 2019 at 4:40 pm

    Well… it's 2019 by now…
    just in case you did'nt notice by now guys, YOU'RE AWESOME!!!

  • Reply Frozen Banana Gaming September 28, 2019 at 1:36 am

    V-Sauce anyone?

  • Reply Kai X September 28, 2019 at 6:35 am


  • Reply Niemand September 28, 2019 at 10:15 am

    2:34 that moment when benny looks girlier than most girls …

  • Reply Anna douglas September 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    thanks for the wunderfull video

  • Reply mlazos September 28, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    Sad fact : our modern music is poor because all the songs use just 4 chords. They reduce the whole music art in to 4 chords.
    Beatles used it only once.

  • Reply Girafarig's Butt September 28, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    4:25 DEANDRA?!

  • Reply Justo Hernandez September 29, 2019 at 1:29 am

    I love your video guys! It was awesome!

  • Reply jonny5isalive3 September 29, 2019 at 2:21 am

    Just out of curiosity is this example of ( auto tune ) , just curious because it sounds perfect ( pitch perfect at times) but great editing 🙂

  • Reply jonny5isalive3 September 29, 2019 at 2:22 am

    Word's 🙂

  • Reply jonny5isalive3 September 29, 2019 at 2:23 am

    Simply great 🙂

  • Reply karbonista September 30, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    This song literally never ever gets old.

  • Reply Jalen Rose October 2, 2019 at 3:18 pm

    The avril Lavigne reference 😂😂😂

  • Reply Ava Redfern October 2, 2019 at 3:19 pm

    We all listened to this in yr 8 music

  • Reply Lizco Bietz October 4, 2019 at 1:17 pm

    This is art !!!

  • Reply Ich October 4, 2019 at 6:40 pm

    this brings me back to my childhood and watching youtube while cuddling with my dad…

  • Reply athi jinx October 5, 2019 at 1:16 am

    If you already knew all the songs you really love music

  • Reply Joana Rocha October 6, 2019 at 1:01 am

    Esse vídeo é maravilhoso e é incrível a quantidades de músicas cantadas apenas com quatro acordes, maravilhoso.

  • Reply davisx2002 October 6, 2019 at 2:28 am

    This always makes smile

  • Reply o k October 6, 2019 at 2:32 am


  • Reply X Woog October 6, 2019 at 2:55 am

    the end when he plays all of the other chords is so rewarding.

  • Reply Karmamrak October 6, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    Which song shall we do a video of?

  • Reply Elox8888 October 6, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    The part with Avril Lavigne was funny.

  • Reply Alex C October 7, 2019 at 5:22 am

    Holy f*ck I’ve been practicing piano and after reading and recognizing the chords just realized I can do this and more and play basically every pop song that doesn’t try to kill your hands!

  • Reply ASDFGHJKL QAZ October 7, 2019 at 9:36 am

    Damn!!!!! This was made in 2011

  • Reply ASDFGHJKL QAZ October 7, 2019 at 9:43 am

    No one:
    Literally no one:
    Not a single soul:
    Axis of Awesome: I'm a motherfckin bird plane!

  • Reply Anna douglas October 7, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    yea baby great video

  • Reply Sandon Schultz October 8, 2019 at 4:50 am

    3:26 is my favourite part

  • Reply Sasha Lada October 8, 2019 at 9:01 pm

    That read hot chili pepper part was actually super awesome lol

  • Reply Anna douglas October 8, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    a lot of chords can be found on

  • Reply Anna douglas October 8, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    i'm starting to learn piano , any other recommendations you guys recommend me ?

  • Reply Natanae Trouves October 9, 2019 at 8:31 am

    I really liked this. Piano is really beautiful. 💓

  • Reply BiffTech05 October 9, 2019 at 9:36 am

    This is the best ever… umm… song?

  • Reply Captain Moden Canady October 9, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    And who made these cords? That's right, Pachelbel

  • Reply Anna douglas October 10, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    I recommend ultimate-guitar and neatchords for learning chords

  • Reply Anna douglas October 10, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    I don't always recomemnd sources but I highly recommend for tons of chords

  • Reply Baqca Sanke October 11, 2019 at 1:48 pm

    im trying to learn this on piano and remembering all the changing lyrics while playing is hard 🙂

  • Reply Anna douglas October 11, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    IMO neatchords and ultimate guitar are great sources for chords

  • Reply Anna douglas October 11, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    mega like

  • Reply Anna douglas October 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

    thank god this is not a vertical video

  • Reply jdniedner October 12, 2019 at 1:14 am

    That's unreal. You've made the best video ever. Nothing will ever be better. Why haven't I seen this earlier? Bravo!

  • Reply Anna douglas October 12, 2019 at 2:00 am

    which web source do you recommend for chords? currently i'm using

  • Reply Anna douglas October 12, 2019 at 3:00 am

    I'm definately pressing the like button on this video

  • Reply Anna douglas October 12, 2019 at 6:00 am

    what source do you guys recommend for chords?

  • Reply trevgreg2 October 12, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    I think Lewis Capaldi and gang literally just wrote Someone You Loved over this piano part.

  • Reply Anna douglas October 13, 2019 at 1:00 am

    I would also like to recommend for learning chords

  • Reply UberTuberBackPacker October 13, 2019 at 4:47 am

    I was mind blown. I didn't know those are the same 4 chords when Africa by Toto started.

  • Reply Anna douglas October 13, 2019 at 6:00 am

    which website do you recommend for learning guitar ? so far i'm using for chords and

  • Reply Anna douglas October 13, 2019 at 7:01 am

    great editing on this video

  • Reply Vaz123 October 14, 2019 at 5:35 am

    If I write music (which I hope I will)


  • Reply Dat fello I.T October 14, 2019 at 7:34 am

    its kinda sad that the original video (this) has less views then the other random video like this one

  • Reply *MichalMusic * October 14, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    STUDENT: What your favourite song?


  • Reply Nathan Sharnsky October 14, 2019 at 9:27 pm

    Lee kinda reminds me of the guy from the Squid-Hunt minigame in Zelda Windwaker lol

  • Reply Donald Rossi October 15, 2019 at 12:48 am

    …that moment when you step out of the cave and the blinding light finally subsides….

  • Reply Chad Thundercock October 15, 2019 at 12:27 pm

    Lol the fat guy is a tranny now XD

  • Reply Nicholas Phylactou October 15, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    hate the fact that you didn't say what the song was called while you were singing it

  • Reply Anna douglas October 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

    I recommend for learning chords

  • Reply Anna douglas October 16, 2019 at 2:00 am

    I am super thankfull that youtube recommended me this video

  • Reply Anna douglas October 16, 2019 at 3:58 am

    Awsome , found tons of chords at

  • Reply Anna douglas October 16, 2019 at 6:01 am

    found a great source for piano and guitar chords here at

  • Reply Thomas Lucas October 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    I lost my shit and still haven't found it with that lion king Sir Elton John entrance.

  • Reply John Ortiz October 18, 2019 at 5:23 pm

    Bro they made it better

  • Reply 唐笨笨 October 18, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    I’m really really am not Ivy young but this is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOfunny

  • Reply Th3G0dS1ay3r October 18, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    Thundery Noises

  • Reply Chelsea Granger October 19, 2019 at 4:48 am

    wow. i had no idea

  • Reply Jacksawild October 19, 2019 at 9:57 am

    It is a lot of autotune

  • Reply Fredy Sandoval Art October 19, 2019 at 3:22 pm

    It's incredible how clear they speak English, I understood words that from the original didn't.

  • Reply Terrrapod06 October 20, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    The line at 5:20 told me I wasn't watching the clean version! Still best thing ever

  • Reply Fire Angel Productions October 21, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Another song to add sentimental by Porcupine tree

  • Reply Sebastian Gray October 21, 2019 at 1:49 pm

    you guys have to make a 2018 or 2019 version!

  • Reply Bazian Gaming October 21, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    ummmm it says fuckin, so if anyone is going to show this, make sure you dont at the end!

  • Reply josh October 22, 2019 at 3:09 am

    Amazing…thank you for making my new spotify playlist

  • Reply josh October 22, 2019 at 3:10 am

    Hahahhahahahahahahhaha a mutha fuckin bird paaalayynnnnn

  • Reply A.M.Y October 22, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    This is still fuckin epic in 2019. Change my mind.

  • Reply Jade Parrish October 23, 2019 at 12:32 am

    Yo the big dude is a girl now

  • Reply Thadeus Benson October 23, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    I used to think this was really ridiculous until I made music and realized songs == chords. But whatever, it’s still funny, and it is still uncreative to keep using the same chords. But there’s a lot more to a song than that

  • Reply Cliff Lee October 24, 2019 at 1:27 am

    I love old YouTube

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